Countries in Afrikaans

This is a list of some popular countries in Afrikaans. It is a nice addition to our other 2 pages: Languages and Nationalities.

Britain: Brittanje
Morocco: Marokko
China: China
Brazil: Brasilië
America: Amerika
France: Frankryk
Germany: Duitsland
Greece: Griekeland
Israel: Israel
India: Indië
Ireland: Ierland
Italy: Italië
Japan: Japan
Korea: Korea
Iran: Iran
Portugal: Portugal
Russia: Rusland
Spain: Spanje
Sweden: Swede
Pakistan: Pakistan

Now we will put some of the words above into a sentence which you might use in a regular conversation about nations. All you need is to swap the countries but keep the same sentence structure.

I live in America: Ek woon in Amerika
I want to go to Germany: Ek wil Duitsland toe gaan
I came from Spain: Ek is afkomstig van Spanje
I was born in Italy: Ek is in Italië gebore
Japan is a beautiful country: Japan is ’n pragtige land
Have you ever been to India?: Was jy al ooit in Indië?

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